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Jazz Things Up 2022

Here on Islay and Jura, we boast some of the best music festivals in Scotland. And with two years of cancellations, we are delighted to …

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Cantilena Music Festival 2022

Every July, the Cantilena Festival celebrates chamber music with the people of Islay, here in the Hebrides of Scotland. Cantilena began life …

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Lagavulin Bay and Dunyvaig Castle on the coastline of Islay

Islay Festival Fèis Ìle 2022

The Islay Festival (Fèis Ìle in Gaelic) is our island’s festival of whisky, music and culture. It takes place annually during the last week of May…

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Things to do on Islay this Christmas

Islay is a truly magical Scottish island, and even more so at Christmas time. The streets and houses are lit with twinkling …

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Things to do on Islay in the Evening

A holiday on Islay is all about sitting back and enjoying life at a slower pace. That doesn’t mean that there’s a shortage of Islay nightlife though!

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